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A Diary of the Great Warr (Paperback) Loot Price: R387
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A Diary of the Great Warr (Paperback): Robert Massie Freeman
A Diary of the Great Warr (Paperback): Robert Massie Freeman

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A Diary of the Great Warr (Paperback)

Robert Massie Freeman

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1920 Excerpt: ... AUGUST 1914 Given out yesterday that the German 1914 Emperour hath most certainly sent his ulti-Aug. 2 matum to the Tsar; also hath demanded Lord's categorickally from the French, whether, ii-Day) warr break out between the Emperour and the Tsar, the French shall stand by the Tsar or no. To church with my wife and thought I catcht a passage of looks between my wife and the curate in psalm time; which vext me. God forgive me if I do wrong the wretch. Coming out of church, here was Admirall Topper. He assures me of the Germans being already over the frontier into Luxemburg, which is, says he, an actum belli not to be retracted, and believes we also must now be pulled into it. So home, and by these ill news and my wife's flirting her eyes at the curate, not a little troubled. Banque holiday, and the common people Aug. 3 making to go about their merrie-making, but I hear the trains be in great part stopped by reason of the Government moving troops, which is bad news. To the club, and all the talk is that the Emperour will march his army through Belgium for the easier striking at the French, which, if he should commit such a treachery, we cannot but send aid to the Belgians under our treaty, though how we shall help them God knows, 1914 Home and to lunch, but could eat little for Aug. anxiety. Here came to me Mr. Bimley, secretary of Prometheus Oyl-Fields. He hath news of our manager being gotten safe into Tiflis with the company's cash, which I did rejoice to know of. By White Hall to Palace Yard, hoping to encounter Mr. Smith or some other member that should get me a seat in the Commons. But, Lord such a crowd assembled to see the Ministers arrive that I could not come near the door. So back to the club, where presently comes Mr. Eves with news that Sir E. Gr...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Robert Massie Freeman
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 72
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-41799-3
Barcode: 9781150417993
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-41799-4

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